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Of our three children, two have type 1 diabetes and one has rheumatoid arthritis and her own child with type 1 diabetes. How can two healthy people have three children and one grandchild with autoimmune diseases?

May 21, 2020
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My child has slightly elevated blood glucose readings, some symptoms of diabetes. Her A1c was normal, 5.3. Does she have early signs of diabetes? Should I be concerned?

May 21, 2020
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How long can a very newly diagnosed type 1 diabetic survive without insulin?

April 25, 2020
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I cannot get any Lansulin R, so I am switching to a Novolog FlexPen, which is an animal insulin. Is anything bad going to happen to me?

April 23, 2020
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Our toddler grandson, diagnosed less than a year ago, experiences low blood sugars within minutes of activity at a park or playground. Although we treat him, he becomes irritable and we have to leave. What should we use to treat the lows so that he can continue to enjoy the outdoors?

March 31, 2020
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How long can a type 1 diabetic go without insulin?

March 24, 2020
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My daughter, who uses a Medtronic 670G pump, wants to get a CGM. The Dexcom G6 has been recommended, though I understand the G6 cannot communicate with the 670G. Why would the G6 have been recommended over the Medtronic CGM?

March 10, 2020
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I accidentally gave myself Lantus this morning instead of Victoza. What is going to happen?

February 27, 2020
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Constantly thirsty, my toddler urinates frequently. With a familial history of diabetes, I asked for an A1c, which came back as 5.5. The doctor said she will probably get diabetes. Is this true? Is there anything I can do to prevent this?

February 6, 2020
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Are there any tips for helping deal with skin irritation as it relates to diabetes devices?

January 31, 2020
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